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Blackbird, the (1928) [Short Story]
by Robert Musil Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Atwo tells his old friend Aone about three seemingly unconnected experiences: being awakened by a nightingale's song; a near-death encounter during the war; and the circumstances surrounding his mother's death, in the hopes of making some sense of them.

Originally published in German in Die Neue Rundschau in 1928. First published in book form in 1936.

Original title: Die Amsel
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Posthumous Papers of a Living Author (1936) [Collection]
      Author: Robert Musil
     Selected Writings (1986) [Collection]
      Author: Robert Musil
     Austrian Identities (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ingeborg Bachmann , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Arthur Schnitzler , Robert Musil , Joseph Roth , Thomas Bernhard , Barbara Frischmuth , Ödön von Horváth , Peter Henisch , Elisabeth Reichart , Doron Rabinovici , Felix Mitterer

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